Paul DeLakis and Ohio State moved into the top 10, but could be a legit top 5 program – if they can figure out a way to repeat their Big Ten times at NCAAs.
The mid-season Ohio State Invite will feature a handful of top programs from last year, including men and women from the host Buckeyes, Kentucky & Notre Dame.
We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.
18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.
The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.
After spending the entire year tracking and projecting the men’s NCAA Championships, it’s time to look back at how our Power Ranks held up. Spoiler alert: it’s not great, thanks to major overperformers like Harvard and Ohio State.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday night emotion.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
IU continues to look strong as they head into the final day of competition. Along with them, Minnesota’s Bowen Becker and Michigan’s Charlie Swanson look to contend for double wins against the Hoosiers.
The IU Hoosiers still maintain their big lead heading into day 3 finals. Heading the Hoosiers is Ian Finnerty, who already broke his own B1G record in the 100 breast. Charlie Swanson also reps Michigan in the 400 IM.
Today we’ll get to see NCAA record holder Ian Finnerty swim his best event, the 100 breast, where he holds the meet record in 50.72.
Gus Borges’ father won the Big Ten title in the 50 free for Michigan in 1993. 26-years later, he’ll try to do the same.
Michigan’s Gus Borges is the top seed in the 50 free and split 18.40 as a relay anchor for Michigan on Wednesday evening.